Spouse Tommie Duncan (m. 1959)
|Relatives 11 siblings|
Education LaGrange College
Name Terry Kay
|Notable awards Townsend Prize
Georgia Author of the Year
Southern Emmy Award
Appalachian Heritage Writers Award|
Movies To Dance with the White Dog, The Valley of Light
Children Jon Kay, Scott Kay, Heather Flury Kay, Terri Kerr Kay
Books To Dance with the White Dog, The Book of Marie, The year the lights came on, Shadow Song, The valley of light
Similar People Jon Kay, Glenn Jordan, Susan Cooper
Georgia writers hall of fame interviews terry kay
Terry Kay, born 10 February 1938, in Royston, Georgia, is a novelist. Perhaps his most well-known book is To Dance with the White Dog, which was made into a Hallmark Hall of Fame television movie starring Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.
- Georgia writers hall of fame interviews terry kay
- Author terry kay on writing the book of marie
Kay's novel The Valley of Light won the 2004 Townsend Prize for Fiction. He won the 1981 Georgia Author of the Year Award for After Eli, and the Southeastern Library Association named him Outstanding Author of the Year in 1991 for To Dance with the White Dog. He won a Southern Emmy Award in 1990 for his teleplay, Run Down the Rabbit and received the 2006 Appalachian Heritage Writers Award. He has books translated in Japanese, Chinese, French and Greek.
Kay lives in Athens, Georgia with his wife. He has 4 children (Jon Kay, Terri Kerr, Scott Kay, Heather Flury).